Nick Butterworth’s well known and much loved character Percy the Park Keeper stars in this beautifully told story for early readers. Percy tries to persuade a reluctant Badger to take a bath. Badger doesn’t want to, so Percy takes a bath instead – only to find he has some unexpected comapany when Badger falls in the water with him!
• Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with
sequential events and integrated literary and
• Text type – A story with a familiar setting.
• A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 provides children with the opportunity to retell the story in their own words.
• Curriculum links – Geography: our local area; Citizenship: animals and us.
• This book has been leveled for Reading Recovery.
• This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.